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Explore 31 of Connecticut's most haunted sites along with a clairvoyant with first hand knowledge of the spirits of whom she speaks! On this spectral tour encounter ghosts in famous homes, including the residences of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The lively spirits in Hartford, Fairfield, Litchfield County, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, and Windham County are all revealed. Meet the ghost of a young murder victim haunting the Pettibone Tavern, the prisoners who never left the mines of Old New-Gate prison, and visit an abandoned town so cursed local residents have changed the name of the road leading to it to keep the curious away. Connecticut's history of witchcraft and the Victorian s�ances of Hartford are also revealed. Fascinating text provides details of ghost-hunting methods used during research, useful methods for cleansing negative spirits, and directions to the sites. Everyone intrigued by ghosts and life beyond death will enjoy the thirty-two images that provide evidence of spirits moving among us.
|Publisher:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||6.34(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)|
Table of Contents
Introduction: A Medium's Perspective 6
Chapter 1 Witchcraft in Colonial Connecticut 11
Chapter 2 Séances in Victorian Hartford 17
Chapter 3 Ghost Hunting 31
Chapter 4 Hartford's Haunted Houses 39
Chapter 5 Strange Happenings in Fairfield 59
Chapter 6 Litchfield County, The Most Haunted Town in the United States 69
Chapter 7 The Spirit of Middlesex 75
Chapter 8 New Haven's Hauntings 83
Chapter 9 New London's Ghosts 91
Chapter 10 The Devil in Tolland 99
Chapter 11 Windham, The Unquiet Corner of Connecticut 107
Chapter 12 Cleansing Negative Spirits 113|